Green Celebration tomorrow!

Please join us for a Green Celebration in the Workforce Careers Center Wed., April 23, 4-4:45 p.m.

Displays will feature solar and biodiesel trainers, bio-fueled go-cart, campus prairie, LLCC Environmental Club and Sustainability Team, along with “solar-powered snacks.”

At 4:30 p.m., LLCC Board Chair Justin Reichert will announce new green initiatives of the college and unveil the LEED plaque for the Workforce Careers Center.

Battle of the Bands this Friday

The Student Life Office invites you to the annual “Battle of the Bands” competition Friday, April 25. Door open at 5:30 p.m. and bands will perform from 6-10 p.m. in the Trutter Center on the Springfield campus. Bands include The Blind Social, Built in a Day, Dog of Panic, Full Chroma, Geoff Leathers, Negative 17, Open D and Trepidus. The event is co-sponsored by the LLCC Student United Way. There is no admission charge; however, donations will be accepted for United Way of Central Illinois. Door prizes include a karaoke video machine, and commemorative T-shirts will be available.

This week at LLCC

LLCC celebrates Earth Week April 21-25 – Recycle your athletic shoes and small appliances, receive a free book (faculty), take a green pledge, see displays, enjoy solar snacks, tour the bird banding station and attend the unveiling of the LEED plaque for the Workforce Careers Center!

Tasty Tales: Stories of Adapting,” a Soup and Stories event, by a panel of LLCC International Students, will be held Tuesday, April 22, from noon to 1 p.m. in the R.H. Stephens Room.

The LLCC Board of Trustees will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 23. Click HERE for the agenda.

The Student Life Office invites the public to the annual “Battle of the Bands” competition Friday, April 25. Door open at 5:30 p.m. and bands will perform from 6-10 p.m. in the Trutter Center on the Springfield campus.

Annual Battle of the Bands scheduled for April 25

The Student Life Office invites the public to the annual “Battle of the Bands” competition Friday, April 25. Door open at 5:30 p.m. and bands will perform from 6-10 p.m. in the Trutter Center on the Springfield campus.

Bands include The Blind Social, Built in a Day, Dog of Panic, Full Chroma, Geoff Leathers, Negative 17, Open D and Trepidus.

The event is co-sponsored by the LLCC Student United Way. There is no admission charge; however, donations will be accepted for United Way of Central Illinois. Door prizes include a karaoke video machine, and commemorative T-shirts will be available.

Hear from a panel of LLCC international students April 22

“Tasty Tales: Stories of Adapting,”  a Soup and Stories event by a panel of LLCC International Students, will be held Tuesday, April 22, from noon to 1 p.m. in the R.H. Stephens Room.

You are invited to hear our own students’ stories of their experiences adapting to a new culture. Topics will include dating, customs, education, food and leisure activities. Students will discuss the practices of their own countries and the challenging differences between cultures.

A free soup and salad lunch will be provided to students with their student ID. The cost to faculty and staff is $3.

The event is sponsored by LLCC International Club & the LLCC Cultural Awareness Team.

Student Life invites you to Macaroni Soup family concert!

Join us tonight for Macaroni Soup! This FREE, high energy and super fun concert is hosted will be in the Trutter Center.  There will be pre-concert activities provided by the LLCC Child Development Center starting at 6 p.m. and the concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. “Miss Carole” Stephens of Park Ridge, IL has 7 award-winning CDs and travels the U.S. bringing her energy and enthusiasm to help everyone have a ball and sing and dance along!

Tickets can be picked up in the LLCC Student Life Office (lower level, Menard Hall). This is a Red & Blue Crew event and is sponsored by the Logger Activities Board and LLCC Child Development Center.

LLCC Honors Club off to great start with “Be A Hero Campaign” press conference

IMG_6912Lincoln Land Community College is 1 of 21 colleges participating in the Secretary of State’s “Be A Hero Campaign” to promote organ/tissue donor awareness and to increase registration in Illinois.  A press conference was held Tuesday, April 8 to promote the efforts of the LLCC Honors Club in promoting this effort.  To view photos from the event, click HERE.  For more information, visit the LLCC “Be a Hero Campaign” Facebook Page.

Press conference with Jesse White, IL Secretary of State, today, 1 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons; students, faculty, staff invited!

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White will speak on the “Be a Hero” organ donation campaign at a press conference at 1 p.m. today in A. Lincoln Commons. Several LLCC Honors students are leading a drive to register organ donors. They will be at a table with information and cookies following the press conference. Other speakers are Justin Reichert, chair of the LLCC Board of Trustees; Dr. Karen Hunter Anderson, executive director of the Illinois Community College Board; State Fire Marshal Larry Matkaitis; Natalie Sparacio, NewsChannel 20; and Tyler Matthews, LLCC “Be A Hero” participating student.